Hilary Benn and his thoughts on Afghanistan and St Georges Crypt
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Posted on: 4th September 2021
Our friends at South Leeds Life have had a catch up with Hilary Benn.
"Leeds has already said that it stands ready to take people from Afghanistan, and we will need practical help and funding from government to help us do this. Ours has always been a big-hearted city that extends a welcome to those fleeing violence and persecution.
On a happier note, in a week or so’s time I will be attending the unveiling of a new Leeds Civic Trust plaque.
I’ve written before about this wonderful scheme that commemorates people and events that have contributed so much to make us the community that we are, and this one will remember a man called Don Robins who came to Leeds in the 1930s as the rector of St George’s church in the city centre."
Full article available at South Leeds Life.
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